Brief Irish Lives (1) – Gladys Allen (1918-1986)
Full title: Beathaisnéis (Volumes 1-9)
Creator / Author: Diarmuid Breathnach & Máire Ní Mhurchú
Item Type / Page count : Book Series / Various pagings
Item Type / Page count : Website / Publicly accessible
When Published:  Book Series 1986-2003 /  Website 2011-
Publisher / Place of Publication : An Clóchomhar / Dublin.
Publisher / Place of Publication : Fiontar / Olscoil Chathair Bhaile Átha Cliath, Baile Atha Cliath / Dublin City University, Dublin.
About: The Beathaisnéis Series comprises nine volumes of short Irish language essays on the lives of important and not-so-important Irish-speaking men and women. There are over 1,700 people featured from 1560 to the present and we will revisit this excellent series to highlight other Irish speakers who have a connection to West Wicklow. The text of all 9 volumes has now been digitised and published as a fully-searchable database on the website Ainm.ie
This blog entry refers to Gladys Allen (Gleadas Ní Allúin) who was a prominent figure in Church of Ireland Irish Language education. She was Principal of Coláiste Moibhí, the training college for teachers in Church of Ireland schools.
ID number(s): 0953294730 / 9780903758765 / 0903758652 / 0903758830 / 0903758768 / 9780903758550
WW Connection #1: Gladys Allen (1918-96) was a native of Donaghmore.
Extra #1: Link to the biographical essay on Gladys Allen via ainm.ie.
Extra #2: Check Libraries Ireland for this publication.
Extra #3: Check OCLC WorldCat.org for this publication in libraries worldwide.